Adam Schroeder

Adam Schroeder's Biography

Baritone Saxophonist Adam Schroeder has established his influence as a major voice and force in the global jazz community by becoming the first call baritone saxophonist for a multitude of musical situations, and through his dedication and devotion towards extensive educational outreach. Voted a "Rising Star" on the baritone saxophone in DownBeat Magazine's 59th Annual Critic's Poll, Schroeder has also been recognized in DownBeat Magazine's 76th and 79th Annual Reader's Polls and the 2014 JazzEd Magazine Readers Poll.

Born in 1978, Schroeder holds a Bachelor of Music in jazz studies from Texas State University, San Marcos and a Master of Music in jazz studies from California State University, Long Beach. Schroeder's second release as a leader, titled Let's, (CAPRI, 2014) received rave reviews, and was recognized as one of the "Top 100 Releases for 2014." His debut release, A Handful of Stars, (CAPRI, 2010) reached number ten on the JazzWeek National Jazz Radio Chart, and was also recognized as one of the "Top 100 Releases for 2010." Performance highlights include contributions to many Grammy winning and nominated albums; working on NBC's The Voice, X‐Factor, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and FOX's American Idol; and with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Ray Charles Orchestra, Michael Buble, the Bob Mintzer Big Band, the Clayton‐Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, the Count Basie Orchestra, and Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band, amongst others.

Furthermore, Schroeder is a Yamaha Artist and a Rico Reeds endorser, who regularly leads his own quartet performing throughout the nation, in addition to serving as an artist and clinician for jazz camps and festivals around the globe.

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